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  • n  a felt hat that is round and hard with a narrow brim

  • At the Delaware County Fair in New York state, demolition derby entrants crash their clunkers on the muddy track of the grandstand.
  • It seems at first far too facile and fragile an idea for a full-length movie: the roller derby as a metaphor for America's competition, violence, degradation.
  • The English derby at Epsom Downs was founded by the racing Earls of Derby 153 years ago to amuse a boisterous party of dinner guests.
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  • Phillies Derby, family movie night in Ridley Township this month
    Ridley Township Recreation Department will present the Phillies Home Run Derby 7 pm Wed. (June 19) at Nall Field. Rain date will be June 26. There will be three divisions for boys and girls: 7-8 year olds; 9-10 year olds; 11-12 year olds. A total of 25 prizes will be awarded. The winners will advance to the regional contest. Registration will be held the day of the event only.
    June 17, 2013 - Ridley Town Talk
  • Derby racers turn up heat
    Twelve years of racing in the Clovis Soap Box Derby hasn't slowed down the Womack and Renfro families.CNJ staff photo: Tony BullocksSoapbox racers Marcos Garcia, 10, left and Madison Howard, 11, both...
    June 16, 2013 - Clovis News Journal
  • Derby captain Cano leads pack at second base
    American League Home Run Derby captain Robinson Cano is maintaining his lead at second base, as the sweet-swinging Yankees slugger seeks his fourth consecutive starting assignment in the All-Star Game.
    June 16, 2013 - New York Yankees

  • Kent Desormeaux in 940 News
    It was almost like the Kentucky Derby. He just set sail,Desormeaux said.
  • Todd Pletcher in Los Angeles Times
    I wouldn't trade the Derby for anything,Pletcher said. "We got the one we wanted the most."
  • Ryan Howard in Los Angeles Times
    I didn't feel any pressure. I mean, I think the only pressure you feel in a Home Run Derby is that you just want to try and get at least one,said Howard, who picked an old favorite for his batting-practice pitcher. "It was a lot of fun for...

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